Tag: girls
How to make beautiful braids for Christmas with Nancy
December 23, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Ever since girls are girls, the majority dream of having long enough hair to create beautiful hairdos. That´s why, girls young and old adore braids, one of the prettiest and less complicated of them all. Besides, braids are a wonderful solution to getting their hair out of the way in order to continue playing! Today, at The Toy Blog, we would like to teach you how to make beautiful braids this Christmas season with the Nancy Hairstyle Briefcase.

What is Nancy up to?
October 23, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Nancy, a symbol of childhood for the generation of girls who were born in the 60´s and 70´s, still fascinates kids today. There is a huge legion of fans today that follow her on Facebook and through her fun-filled blog (available in English too!) in which she writes about the things that make her life happy such as friends, tricks, arts & crafts, hobbies and much more. Here at The Toy Blog, she´s come to tell us about school, the new edition of her magazine and surprising news!

Back to school with stickers!
September 24, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

School has started and we need to celebrate it! What better way than helping your kids decorate their notebooks, backpacks and cell phones, if they have them. Apart from being fun and improving their fine motor skills, this type of activity awakens their imagination and creativity. Keep reading to discover everything you can do with Glitza´s super stickers.

The power of motorcycles and the benefits of riding
July 9, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

The wonderful sensation of freedom and movement that you get when riding a motorcycle seduces adults and children alike. Kids love them because it allows them to feel all grown up and independent. But, riding motorcycles also stimulates their motor skills and coordination too. Just like we suggested in this post, toy motorcycles and cars are excellent tools to teach children basic concepts such as left, right, forwards and back. These toys are also a great excuse to help them understand road safety. Keep reading to discover which are the best options for your little ones this summer.

Pepi Bath 2, an app that will make hygiene fun for kids
June 16, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

The last thing parents want is a smelly child but making them see how important it is to bathe and brush their teeth can become a daily challenge. And a frustrating one at that. Kids tend to roll their eyes, invent excuses or ignore what parents say when it comes to hygiene. In many cases they see it as a waste of time and something that keeps them from doing what they enjoy the most: playing. But, what if there was something that could make brushing their teeth and taking a shower or bath, fun? The good news is that it exists. It´s called Peppi Bath and it´s available for iPhone, iPad and Android. After the third successful year, this app now offers a second, more complete version.

Interviewing the new Nancy Diva
April 20, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Fans and doll collectors of Famosa´s legendary doll are already celebrating the good news.  The new Nancy Diva is simply spectacular and includes a certificate of authenticity and a limited edition number, marked on her back, that makes her absolutely unique. This new Nancy, inspired by Marilyn Monroe´s character in the movie “The Seven-Year Itch”, has blond hair and a white flowing dress. We had the chance to interview the first Diva in the Collection. Keep reading to discover why she´s having such a positive impact.

Let´s learn to ride a bike with Barriguitas!
April 17, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

The new Barriguitas has just learned to ride a bicycle. The most difficult thing to learn was keeping her balance but in one single afternoon she has mastered it. The best part is that she´ll never forget how. She knows it’s a great way to exercise and something fun to do at the park. We asked her for some advice so we can teach other children how to ride a bike. Barriguitas followed the REI´s outdoor lessons, which you can apply with your kids.

7 cute hairdos for dolls
April 15, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Yanina is the sweetest of the entire group of friends at Club Hello Kitty. And she loves to bake cakes and all kinds of desserts. But we recently discovered that she also likes to look good while she bakes. We´re not only talking fashion, but hairdos. So we stopped by her house this afternoon to check out her latest hair accessories: Hello Kitty pins, blow dryer, curling iron and mirror. Yanina´s promised to give us tips and advice for hairstyles that are east and fast to make. “So the girls can practice on me and their parents on them,” says Yanina. How much fun! It’s a great activity to share with the little ones at home while they develop their creativity and their fine motor skills.

Look before you cross! Learning about road safety with Feber
March 13, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

The majority of parents know how important it is for children to learn how things work at home but what about road safety? Teaching them about this will give them the tools they need to move about safely when they are outside. But how do is this done? The best way is to show them by playing. With that in mind, Famosa and Feber have created a series of activities and toys, which will help children get organize and learn about road safety.

Get them to enjoy their bath with Nenuco
February 27, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

It´s bath time. And once again, your child has a temper tantrum because he refuses to get wet or wash his hair. Up until recently there was never a problem getting him into the bath so why now? Many children go thru this phase but you should make sure it´s just a phase and not fear of the water. Aside from nailing down the reasons why he wont get into the bathtub or near the shower, encourage him to play with toys that will help him enjoy his bath time and overcome his fears.